Levofloxacin 500 Tab

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<p style=\"text-align: left;\"> Store below 30 <sup>o</sup>C. </p> <p style=\"text-align: left;\">  Protect from light and moisture.</p> <p style=\"text-align: left;\">  Keep out of rich of children.</p>
Over dosage{}{}{}
<p style=\"text-align: left;\">Contact a poison control center.</p> <p style=\"text-align: left;\"><span style=\"color: #000000;\"> </span></p>
Side Effects{}{}{}
<ul> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Central nervous system effects such as tremor-confusion</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Flushing or redness of skin</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Abdominal or cramps stomach.</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Hyper sensivity reactions such as skin rash- itching</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Increasing the risk of seizures</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Diarrhea</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Hypokalemia</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Renal function impairment</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Bradycardia</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\"> </li> </ul>
Drug Interaction{}{}{}
<ul> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">It is advisable that use this drug at least 2 hours before or 3 hours after taking any of    these agents</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">anti-acids contains: ( aluminum- calcium- magnesium)</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">NSAIDS</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Ferrous sulfate</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Corticosteroids especially in the elderly</li> </ul>
<p style=\"text-align: left;\">  It is expected that this drug is distributed in to human milk. So, discontinue taking this drug.</p>
<p style=\"text-align: left;\"> FDA pregnancy category C.</p>
<ul> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Safty and efficacy have not been established in patient up to 18 years of age.</li> </ul> <ul style=\"text-align: left;\"> <li>It may cause dizziness and drowsiness, don’t drive.</li> </ul> <p style=\"text-align: left;\"><span style=\"color: #000000;\"> </span></p>
<p style=\"text-align: left;\">  Is contraindicated in persons with known hypersensitivity to levofloxacin, or other quinolone antibacterials<strong>.</strong></p>
Administration and Dosage{}{}{}
<ul> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Acute sinusitis: 750 mg/24 hr for 5 days.</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Cronic bronchitis and pneumonia: 500 mg/24hr for 7 to 13 days.</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Skin and soft tissue infections: 750 mg/24hr for 7 to 14 days.</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Pyelonephritis: 250 mg/24hr for 10 days.</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Prostatis: 500 mg/24 hr for 28 days.</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Use this drug with a full glass of water.</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Use this drug in regular time.</li> </ul>
<ul> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Levofloxacin is indicated to treatment of  acute sinusitis.</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Levofloxacin is indicated in the treatment of  cronic bronchitis and pneumonia.</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Levofloxacin is indicated in the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections.</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Levofloxacin is indicated in the treatment of pyelonephritis,</li> <li style=\"text-align: left;\">Levofloxacin is indicated in the treatment of prostatis.</li> </ul>
Mechanism of Action{}{}{}
<p style=\"text-align: left;\">  This medicine acts by inhibition DNA gyrase and enzyme required for DNA replication, transcription, repair and recombination.</p>